Speaking to the faithful gathered for Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis reflected on how the cross, the mark of Christians,
By Alessandro Di Bussolo
“The cross of Jesus teaches us that in life there is failure and there is victory”, it teaches us not to fear the “dark times” which can be illuminated by the cross, which is a sign of God's victory over evil. This was the message at the heart of ’ homily on Friday morning during Mass at the
Jesus’ defeat lights up the darkness in our lives The Pope explained that when we contemplate the cross, the mark of Christians, we contemplate a sign of defeat but also a sign of victory: “All that Jesus did during his life” failed on the cross - he said - and all the hope of his followers came to an end.